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month. nearly 300 students are still missing after being taken from their school in northern nigeria more than two weeks ago. kerry made the announcement in ethiopia during his tour of africa. >> let me be clear: the kidnapping of hundreds of children by boka har a.m. is unconscionable and we will do everything to support the niger yam government to return these young women to of their homes. >> seven people have been killed in a bombing in mogadishu. police say there is a targeting of former local government official killed in the explosion. >>> final rallies are beg held ahead of next week's election. facing the toughest challenge yet, likely to return to power, tania page explains >> reporter: the blue of the democratic alliance filled the hall like a rising tide. although it's more popular than ever, it's small compared to the governing national congress. it's south africa's biggest opposition party. >> if our government was doing its work properly, south africa would be attracting much more investors and the economy would be growing much faster to create the jobs we need to tac
on schools and children suffering. >> it's a war of terror. >> i wants to you talk about nigeria and this horror that over 200 girls and this terror group called boko haram, there was a report to the hoamsdz models security committee, three have been threats of thousands of individuals for years. >> you never know when somebody is going to be recruited from the ranks of nigerian extremists like boko haram and used somewhere else. the guy who tried to blow up the flight over detroit a couple of years ago, he was from nigeria. he went to yemen and had ro had explosives sewn into his underwear. english speaking some of them fairly sophisticated, many not, but the sophisticated ones can move around the world. extremely dangerous. >> unless something can be done to help these girls it is a horrible story. >> christopher dickey, always great to have you. >> thank you antonio. >> federal officers have said they will not are serve subpoenas, 33 of which were settled 50 city for $1.7 million none of the police officers has faced termination. joining us now from philadelphia, our philadelp
the kidnapping of 276 school girls in nigeria. these are live pictures now of a rally now in new york. demonstrators demand more be done to rescue the girls abducted by militants more than two weeks ago. u.s. secretary of state john kerry in ethiopia says the perpetrators must be brought to justice and urge supporting the nigerian government in finding the girls. police say 53 of the girls managed to escape. let's go live to new york. rosa flores is covering that rally. rosa, a kidnapping in nigeria, but voices being raised right there. >> reporter: you know, fred, this is just a parent's worst nightmare. imagine your daughter goes to school one day and then never comes back because they have been kidnapped by known militant group. this group has been recognized by the u.s. government as a terrorist organization, so take a look around me. this is what this group of people are protesting today because they're asking the world to pay attention to these more than 200 girls who have been kidnapped. so you'll see there's a lot of people here. there are several hundred people. if you listen
steps to make sure security not receive the people. the crisis in nigeria since then and central african of pollock urging africans to demand stability and financial development carries calling for expansion of american as well pre >> : evidence of area men are still looking for passengers from the seventh sunken ferry. opening six rooms on the third and fourth floor of their also combing areas that they are researched just in case. so far 230 bodies have been recovered the ferry was carrying forged and six people was a high school students when it sank people 16174 people survived. airline harry spotted in downtown manhattan this tack to see us what they arrived thursday for the party members of rest of my this have been abuzz for speculation whether prince harry and william will be traveling to the city for a weekend wedding. airline tel >> : sit lottery officials said he paid $5 for california lucky life ticket addled 7- eleven he will take a nudie option will pay him $2,500 per week for the next 25 years. my phone has stopped ringing since saturday night >> : retired truck driver say
visit to ethiopia nigeria angola and kenya from the forts to the eleventh this'll be his first visit to africa while in office and it coincides with the fiftieth anniversary of former premier a job online is the first visit to africa earlier we spoke to our reporter home now and she told us what is on the premier's agenda and what's expected to come out of district the primary task first. after the tories including top eight and comes after presentation. things started to africa in march last year a need to push outward china africa tightening is mutually beneficial cooperation during the day from here will meet with leaders from the four african countries the african union and will have broad engagement with people from all walks of life during his eighteen in the open yet managed to get the headquarters of the african union in ethiopian capital. yet the east of the bath where he will deliver a speech on chinese africa can lead people to give it the message here. read here will attend the twenty fourteen world economic forum on africa to be held the blue jackets have to be ninety y
year. >>> the effort to found kidnapped school girls in nigeria goes global as leaders across the world speak out and against the abductions. officials are confused about who is missing. >> the number of americans seeking unemployment benefits dropped to lowest levels since 2008. some say it gives false hope. plus historical treasure, a black and white film capturing a notorious moment in >> good morning to you. welcome back to aljazeera.com. i'll morgan radford live in new york. these are the top stories. ukraine suffering its most violent day in nearly three months. clashes erupting in the black sea city of odessa between pro-russian and ukranian supporters. nearly 14 were killed, 31 from a government building fire. this comes as kiev continues its military assault on separatists in eastern cities. u.s. troops in afghanistan on standby to help find victims of a mud slide. a village was wiped out in the hills killing 2,000 people. a res would you operation is under way as search crews dig for varied people. a virus infected 300 people in saudi arabia confirmed in the united states of t
. have peacekeepers been complicit in any way? the students were being trafficked in nigeria. there have been marches about it erie it people are frustrated. those young girls were sold into slavery. they were abducted. i wonder if anything like that is happening in c.a.r. have there been any reports? her would making sure that those peacekeepers will be deployed and vetted? my final question. >> thank you, mr. chairman. on the question of being a macroal, the bigger issue is impunity. it is the message that it sends. the vehicle that we choose -- ful.ink both will be use you are right. at least it brings an international zeroing in on impunity. you could also do a war crimes tribunal. i have not heard specifically trafficking. let me just say that i would not be surprised. that is also an underlying issue going on. there is potential for instability and for that to become a weapon of war. trafficking young men and women in that circumstance. that is another thing to put on the table. in fact, i am headed to nigeria now. so, i don't know if i will be allowed to -- my flight leaves at 2:3
prevention board has met. the most recent meeting was looking at nigeria and burundi. but there have been regular meetings and we have been working hand-in-hand to make -- >> met on c.a.r.? >> i have not seen the agenda for all of the meetings. but i believe, i can get back to you. >> we certainly have not heard or anycomes recommendations from them. i am wondering what role they have played because it was set up with great fanfare and it certainly has a great deal of promise. is that promise being met? >> mr. chairman, my colleague advised us that has been at least one apb meeting on central african republic. >> do you know what the recommendations were? >> i do not but i will get back to. >> it would seem that people like yourself should at least know what this group is recommending. thank you. recess. in i have a number of other questions, but the book concludes that. oteef recess -- but the v precludes that. thank you so very much. [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2014] >> i want to apologize to all of our witne
council for last month and to our colleague in nigeria and her entire team. here we are once again, grappling with the ukrainian crisis. every time this council is divided, this unfortunate country is steeped in anarchy. the east of the ukraine, roofs -- groups are aggressively taking over cities. it's not really a crowd that supports this effort but just a few hundred demonstrators. heavy weaponry which excludes the possibility of any sympathetic members of the crowd, russian officers on local television, the taking of hostages. all of whom are being held and allegations have increasingly been proven of forced disappearances. these thugs have refused to implement that agreement which was supposed to be the restoration of the ukrainian state on its own territory. and what is ukraine doing? after having shown great restraint that no other state would've been able to show, in the face of organized attacks, it was supported and justified by a neighboring country and decided to use its army and police against the armed groups which are establishing security at the expense of the people
in nigeria over the abduction of more than 200 girls from their school, a look at efforts to halt widespread killing in south sudan and we travel to senegal where young boys pursuing an education are forced by their teachers to beg on the street. >> they sleep on cement or dirt floors, dozens to a room. and for boys who don't make their daily quote, the punishment can be brutal. >> woodruff: and it's friday. mark shields and david brooks analyze the week's news. those are just some of the stories we're covering on tonight's pbs newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... friends of the newshour. >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> woodruff: the government of ukraine launched a major military operation today against pro-russian separatists in the east. their target was slovyansk, and ukraine's president reported many insurgents were killed or wounded-- but not without cost
that began with a horrific crime. nearly three weeks ago in northern nigeria, high school girls, possibly more than 200 of them, were kidnapped from their school in a remote village. debora patta is in south africa. she's been following the story for us. debora. >> reporter: many local officials are too scared to go to this village because of attacks by islamist extremists and this makes it difficult to get reliable information. this is partly why we've seen such a discrepancy in the numbers of how many girls have been taken. >> ♪ all we are saying is give... ♪ >> reporter: it's been 19 days since the school girls were kidnapped. in desperation, parents and friends have taken to the streets to protest, accusing the nigerian government of doing nothing to rescue their daughters. >> we want to see our daughters come back alive and we want to see them now. >> yes! >> reporter: the teen-aged girls were snatched at night by heavily armed gunmen. they were taken from their boarding school in chibok, which was burned to the ground. this school girl was one of a small group who managed to fle
. nigeria's missing girls concern and anger growing around the globe. a stunning estimate of how many were actually kidnapped. how they did it? a new theory that might explain how the ancient egyptians build the pyramids. >>> they call them the thread head. the music and music fans that helped bring back new orleans. richelle, the briefing. >> in odessa in the south of be you ukraine, pro-russian forces in the east. more than 500 are nearly dead in a landslide that wiped out an entire north afghanistan village, authorities not helpful. more than 2,000 people thrif there. authorities expect more mudslides in the coming days. >>> and in northern ireland, police have 48 more hours to question gerry adams the leader of the political party sinn fein. being held with the possible commission of a murder. murder in this case was a belfast widow, raising questions about the stability of the province's catholic protestant government. we should know more john. >> thank you richelle. calls mers, the middle east respiratory viers. the health care worker in indiana came down with the virus, first detect
or the hysteria if that was happening in your town. but since it's happening in nigeria, the world doesn't seem to care very much. and to me, that's absolutely outrageous. >> it's a terrible tragedy. but i hope all of you will keep them in your prayers this weekend. >> absolutely. >> let's check on our fire back results. do you agree with the seattle mayor that the minimum wage should be raised to $15 an hour? right now 54% of you say yes. 46% say no. you should be really happy. >> you actually kind of for it and it turns out you're not. i want to thank you, barbara lee and andy harris. the debate will continue online at cnn.com/crossfire as well as face book and twitter. from the left, i'm van jones. >> from the right, i'm newt gingrich. join us next time for another edition of "crossfire." "erin burnett outfront" starts right now. >>> next breaking news, donald sterling speaks out. what he is saying about his alleged mistress v. stiviano tonight. plus, who is the woman behind the visors? one of her friends speaks to "outfront." >>> and a massacre thwarted. pipe bombs, guns, pyrotechnic chemic
that this happened to 230 teen girls in nigeria. their moms and dads have been demanding that the government help bring their girls home to little effect. it became a social media event throughout the world. >> reporter: the streets of nigeria are teaming with protesters. furious that their government isn't doing more to find close to 200 school girls kidnapped in the dead of night. >> i'm a young mother. i can't imagine any mother going through this. it's disheartening. it's shocking. >> reporter: militants with the group boko haram kidnapped the girls. it was designated a terrorist group by the u.s. government last november. forced on to trucks, the armed men originally took 230 girls into a dense forest along the nigerian border. this young girl was among a few dozen who managed to escape. >> translator: my friends and i jumped from the vehicle and ran back home because we realized they don't look innocent to us. >> reporter: there are some 200 girls in captivity with reports that they have been forced to convert to islam and have been sold as child brides for as little as $12 each. >> i would
in a ride-along. >>> nigeria admits dozens more girls may have been kidnapped from a school an originally thought. >>> mexico's government is trying to disarm vigilante groups that have been battling drug cartels. they want the vigilantes to re-organise and join government forces. we rode along with vigilantes and experienced first hand the power they wield. >> reporter: we are here to meet a wealthy farmer. he left his arch ards four months ago to coordinate vigilantes. i wanted to know why. >> many of the leaders are businessmen. they own lime or advocardo plantations. others are fieldworkers or returning migrants. some of them are professional mercenaries. we followed the group as they patrol the area. it was clear how much authority they have gained here. on the road they forced this state prison van to stop. >> reporter: they believe some state employees have been trying to get the cartel members out of the town. >> the policemen put up no resistance. >> they were clear to drive on of the the power dynamic was obvious. these sorts of scenes are going on all over the area. government
for survivors in afghanistan after an entire village is buried by a land slide. confusion in nigeria as police reveal more girls were kidnapped than initially thought. >>> i'm barbara in europe. a new push by ukrainian troops to regain buildings controlled in the east. er >>> we start with that landslide in afghanistan which has buried an entire village in the country's north a local governor now saying up to 2,000 people could be missing. rescue teams are now at the scene. janna has more. >> reporter: the side of a mountain gone, and a whole village and its people buried, and the deputy governor says local rescue teams don't have the machinery they need to dig out those who may still be alive. they don't even have enough shovels. but help is coming. the un office said that nato troops are in touch with the afghan army. it said . . . officials say the landslide is caused by heavy rains that have effected five provinces. in the past week, flash floods have left at least 180 people dead. but the scale here is totally different and the mourning has already begun. there are also fears there may be
? >> mr. chairman, the atrocities prevention board met and looked at nigeria but there has been regular meetings >> they met on c.a.r? >> i can get back to you on that. >> we have not heard outcomes or recommendations from them. i am wondering what role they played because it was stood up with fanfare and there is a great deal of promise. is the promise being met? >> my colleague advised there has been at least one meeting on central africa. >> do you think the recommendations? >> i do not, but i will get back to you. >> it seems like important people like yourself should know what this group is recommending. we stand in brief recess. i have a number of other questions but the vote precludes that. brief recess and we will come back to the second panel and thank you so very much. [inaudible conversations] >> i want to apologize for our witnesses for that delay. we did have a series of vote and there was no way we could cut that shorter. i would like to start with the second panel and start with scott campbell who is the catholic leader in africa. joining crs he has correspondor food aid
tribute on behalf of the council to her representative of nigeria, for her service for the president of the council for the month of april 2014. i'm sure i speak for all members of the council in expressing deep appreciation to ambassador -- to the ambassador and her to mimetice deep skill in which they conducted the council's is this last month. the provisional agenda for this dated 13s a letter april, 2014, from the representative of the russian federation to the united nations, addressed to the president of the security council. the agenda is adopted. in accordance with the role 37 of the council's provisional rules of procedure, i invite the representative of ukraine to participate in this meeting. it is so decided. accordance with the rule 39 of the council's provisional rules of procedure, i invite the undersecretary general for political affairs to participate in this meeting. it is so decided. the security council will now two of the- of item agenda. i now give the floor to the gentleman. >> mr. president, members of the council, since we last met to discuss ukraine in april,
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will spur community dialogue. >>> parents in nigeria taking to the streets demanding their government do everything possible to bring their girls back home. 230 girls were kidnapped by militants in the dead of night from their school dormitory. 43 of them have managed to escape, but the others are allegedly being sold for $12 each to the militants and they're being forced to marry and do unmentionable other things. this weekend, there will be a demonstration in california asking the u.s. government to push for those girls release. >> this is a tragedy. it is outrageous. >> human rights violation. >> everyone needs to pay attention. at least 2700 people are estimated to have died in a landslide in a remote part of afghanistan. this is according to a governor there. the area extremely mountainous. at least 200 homes are said to have been destroyed by this landslide. >>> ahead of this hour, with violence boiling in ukraine, president obama and angela merkel are talking options. are there really any good ones left? we'll take you live to the white house rose garden when that happens. >>> plu
. pro-russian gunmen shoot down a helicopter. anger and confusion in nigeria, police admit the number of kidnapped schoolgirls is 276, much higher than originally claimed. dozens killed by air strike at a market in syria's largest city. and jerry adams is held for a second day under one of the most notorious murders of the troubles. >>> but first two helicopters have been shot down during a ukrainian crackdown by pro-russian rebels. the anti-terror depreciati depreciation -- operation has inflamed tensions. jonah hall has more. >> reporter: video posted on the internet pur ports to show what the residents of slaviansk and the pro-russian separatists woke to at dawn. the ukrainian army launched what it described as large-scale anti-terrorist operation. the apparent objective for now, to form a blockade around the city. some separate advertises said they were ready to fight. >> translator: i will fight with whatever i have. it's not a rifle, but i'll fight with my hands and strangle them so they won't mess with my land. >> reporter: the ministry of defense confirms that two ukrainian he
a bigger impact. >> south africa is the second largest economy in africa. relative to what nigeria is expecting. nigeria is the biggest economy right now. do you think we will fall behind the rest of the continent? >> growth numbers do not tell the whole story. it is about what historically you have established as your economic base. it is about the sophistication of business interest, if you can economy.hat, in one's but also the sophistication of the enterprises we have. while the number itself might suggest one set of issues. looks at the economic infrastructure and capabilities of south african firms and the manner in which they have penetrated the african continent financialining, services, telecommunications, south africa is in a league of its own. >> will you remain in his position after elections? >> i will arrange an apartment with the president. you can ask him that russian. >>-- you can ask him that question. tonobody expects the anc lose this election, but it is about how big the majority actually is. what are people saying? what is the story? >> we know the anc is acc
economy in africa. your growth rate relative to what nigeria is expecting, do will be falling behind the rest of the continent? >> historically, you have established a new economic base. it is about the sophistication -- also the sophistication of the business enterprises that we have. for -- whereas the number itself might attest to one set of issues, if one looks at the economic base and economic infrastructure and capabilities of south african firms and the manner it in which their backs are penetrated the african continent, whether it is mining services, financial services, telecommunications, south africa is in a league of its own. >> will you be remaining in this position after the election? >> you can ask the president that question. we are joined now from johannesburg with more on her conversation. just a few days ago, we are seeing money of strike activity taking place in south africa. what does all that tell us about the state of the south african economy right now? >> we talk about a strike action in the country, 70,000 miners are currently on strike. it is the longest eve
at nigeria and burundi but there have been regular meetings and we have been working hand-in-hand to -- >> and cir? >> i haven't seen the agenda for all the meetings but i can get back to you. >> we certainly haven't heard any outcomes documented or recommendations from them. i'm just wondering what role they play. as i said my opening is certainly has a great deal of promise and is the promise being met? >> mr. chairman i apologize. my colleague justifies there has been at least one apb meeting on central african republic. >> do you know with the recommendations were? >> i do not that i will get back to you. >> is seems people like yourself should at least know what this group is recommending. thank you. we stand in brief recess and i have a number of other questions but the vote includes that. a brief recess and then we'll come back to her second panel and thank you so very much [inaudible conversations] >> the subcommittee meeting will come to order and i want to apologize to our distinct witnesses for the delay. we did have a series of votes and there was no way the cu
the abductions. nigeria's government says it is hard to track down the group that abducted them. play also have their own ways of operating. and one threat they have, is that 11 years of war -- if you are dealing with somebody you know, one on one, you can some out. and let us talk right in terms of reaching out. it is difficult to reach out to them completely because they don't come out to talk to the government, so that challenges us. some of is girls may have been sold off or force bly married. >> the wash against terror is on first, and the government forces are winning this war, accept that people are -- this is also ainge tear the public has not told the whole truth. amena is one of the few lucky ones that managed to escape. she spoke of her ordeal. >> we thought they were soldiered and they asked us to board a vehicle. my friends and i jumped and we realized they didn't look innocent to us. >> the group which is against western education, has been responsible for dozens of attacks. and unless the government can provide safety to its citizen it is activities are likely to become more braz
nigeria. relatives are angry at the government's failure to secure their release. however, the minister of interior denied that the country is losing the battle against the group and said he was confident that all of the abducted girls would be returning home skoon soon. >> it is far from the truth. let me tell you, terrorism is not a unique phenomenon. they have not been used to that. so the traditional practice that can be used to fight the common criminals and crimes. so far the government has taken every step to change the tackics and amend their ways and ensure this. this spread across nigeria and today they are pushed and confined to eastern nigeria. so the war against terror is on pause and the government forces are winning the war. the necessary forces are available to them to assure the release of these children and they are returning home alive and well. i can tell you that the government is concerned about the whether abouts and the conditions of these children. >> in turkey, the protestor are taking to the streets. we have a report from istanbul. they are using tear gas and
and those in power whose critics accuse those in power of abusing it. >> nigeria's government has told august that it's finding it hard to deal with radical groups, but says it's capable to deal with the challenge. more than 200 girls are still missing from the state or abducted two weeks ago. civil society groups are angry at the government's failure to secure their release. we report. >> these protestors including relatives demand the immediate release of more than 200 school girls. they are angry at the governments response to the kidnapping that happened two weeks ago. the radical group is believed to be behind the abductions. >> you know the insurgents also have their own ways of operating and one challenge you have is that let me use the word defenseless. if you are dealing with somebody you know one-on-one, you can come out and let us talk, but it creates that problem, you know, when we are dealing with people that are faceless, with a group that is faceless. in times of reaching out, it's difficult to reach out to them completely, because they don't come out openly to talk and
rights group in nigeria says that the more than two hundred school girls who've been kidnapped or being forced to marry the man who abducted them bunches of people demonstrated in the capital through to the saying that the nigerian government is not doing enough to find. gunmen took the girls more than two weeks ago from their school in the northeast the country the infamous group both go iran is behind that attack to us now to vote of confidence in the economy from the federal reserve has announced its cutting its monthly bond buying program by further ten billion dollars. becuz he's on track to end the program as soon as october. the fed says the decision was based on expectations the us economy will continue to recover the growth has been dismal so far this year. analysts blame that on a particularly harsh and long winter the board of the french engineering company also has unanimously endorsed a bid by general electric to buy its energy unit giving the us company a significant lead over german rival siemens in a politically charged takeover battle. she is offering about twelve billi
is recognized for one minute. mr. poe: mr. speaker, $12. in nigeria, $12 is the cost of bride slave. recently around 200 girls went to school and never came home. they were kidnapped and for $12 apiece sold to islamic militant terrorist group. they were forced into marriage and they were raped. modern sex slavery. this inhue -- inhuman human trafficking crime needs action. today the united states took a huge step forward in the battle against this scourge. the judiciary committee passed three bills fighting this growing problem here in america. the justice for victims of trafficking act that i sponsor aid long with carolyn maloney of new york was passed and supports and protects victims of the horrible crime. it pun ush -- punishes the sex trafficker and punishes the buyer, the child rapist. it helps rescue child victims and treats them as victims rather than child prostitutes. no life deserves to be stolen and served for $12. children should not be for sell anywhere, at any time, for any reason. that's just the way it is. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the chair lays before the house
two weeks since 234 girls have been kidnapped in nigeria, many angry over what they say is inaction to bring back the girls. >> reporter: yes, bring back our girls is the hashtag people are using to bring back the girls. look at what russell simmons tweeted out earlier today. 234 nigerian girls have gone missing and no one is talking about it. now some people have been posting imagines of themselves with signs like this one saying any of the 234 could have been your daughter. bring back our girls. and also, don't play politics with the lives of innocent girls. and take a look at what was written. abduction of our girls is a great worry. the post abduction effect is the greater worry, and she writes rape, violence against girls, h.i.v. a.i.d.s. these are the outcomes of any delay to bring back our girls. you also have this group of students. my students decided to show solidarity for the mission. and they write bring back our girls. we are the future. save our friends. our girls have a right to life. these are just some of the images that are coming out on social media about this, an
ago. >>> nigeria's women provoke a rally in abuja. >>> it's all about me. bjp leader narendra modi takes a selfie after casting his vote in the seventh phase of india's marathon election. >>> also in the program, aaron is here. it's all about battling for the top spot. >> absolutely, tim. for 144 years the united states has been the world's biggest km economy. china is catching up fast. now a new way of measuring growth backed by the world bank suggests china could overtake the u.s. by the end of this year. we asked is this a real threat or simply some very clever number crunching? >>> hello. it is midday here in london. 7:00 a.m. in washington. 2:00 p.m. in baghdad where the first parliamentary elections are taking place since the u.s. pulled their troops out of the country three years ago. amid a backdrop of the worst violence since 2008, iraqis are going to the polls to decide whether to give prime minister nuri al maliki a third term in office. more than 150 people have been killed in the past week alone. there will be no voting in two cities in the sunni dominated anbar provin
thanks for joining us. >> pleasure. >> thank you. >>> reports from nigeria say 200 girls abducted by the boarding school may have been sold into marriage. it's exactly two weeks since the girls were taken in the nighttime raid on their school. it's thought the raid was staged by the group boko haram. i spoke to our correspondent for the latest. >> it's been difficult to find out what's going on especially from the government which hasn't given much away. sources are telling us several things. girls are not kept in one particular place, one camp. they're being moved around. sources tell us they've been spotted being move add cross the lake a lake. we have reports unconfirmed from the area they're taken from, girls have been sold off for as little as $15 each. that's what we're hearing from that part of the country. >> what do we know about what the government has been trying to do if anything to help the families and help the girls? >> initially we were told many had been rescued. that turned out there appeared to be a disconnect between different government agencies dealing with t
you get investors comfortable with africa? when they look at a country like nigeria and they see a toernment that is willing fire the central bank governor, a guy who was cleaning up their banking system, how do they get comfortable? how do you make them comfortable? >> you are right. think he is one of the best central bank governors in the world and was doing very positive things. sub-saharan africa is not one integrated country. it is 46 different countries and each will be different. some are in better shape for investment than others. we do think nigeria is a big and important opportunity. i think what our business model has differentiated in many investors in africa starts with our decision to raise urban and equity and list on the london stock exchange. for the companies we are looking to acquire that is a big positive. it is permanent equity, it is not going to come out when the lp wants it to come out. i think the second part of the business model that differentiates us is we do not think of ourselves as just investors. we really think of ourselves as operators. position
about other emerging markets. should i invest in nigeria or banks in the middle east for example? where are you putting money at all in that? we are. but carefully. one moust look at how demographics are emerging in markets. they allow you to divers fi more broadly. gold real estate and cash. >> how much of your assets are in gold right now. we are in 3 and 4%. we think people should have gold as some time. there is a risk if the fed should start to decline long-term real interest rates will gain and that will be bad for gold. we have active versus passive management. you are moving stuff around the world all the time. about a shird of your money is in this active piece of your money. >> we believe in passive management. we believe the etf's do a good job. which class do you want to be in? >> thank you for being with us. biggest etf adviser in the united states. >> back to you. we are just over an hour into trading. let's send it over to don chu. >> apple shares you can see they are up 3% and that is after an 8% move karl back over tow. >> when we come back your chance to get in on the
on the uptick in south sudan, nigeria, christians, muslims, just everywhere in weak state governments, and they all have modern weapons or machetes. would you cardiackize yourself as -- characterize yourself as being more optimistic or less about this future since there seems to be a reluctant on the great powers to get involved in these things? and as an aside, i would say what she was talking about, i think the way the russians look at the world and putin is completely different than ours, and they really have a different mindset based on their geography. >> two interesting questions rolled into one, thank you. [laughter] your first question, your first observation, you're absolutely correct that there's a lot that that's still tribal in the modern world. it's not just that in afghanistan and sudan there's a lot that's tribal. in the united states, there's a lot that's tribal. any of you who know a rural area of the united states. so my wife and i and our kids, we spend parts of our summers in montana. and when neighboring montana ranchers get into a dispute, they don't call in lawy
on the newshour - it's africa's biggest economy, but nigeria is missing out on billions in tax revenue. we'll tell you why. >>> and in sport - he's back in the pool. what made michael phelps swim the wrong stroke in a race in arizona. >>> hello again. the top stories this al jazeera newshour - pro-russia gunmen holding a group of international observers captive in ukraine are willing to carry out a prisoner swap. 8 o.s.c.e. monitors have been missing for 24 hours. talks will be held on the crisis on monday. >> afghanistan's election commission says the presidential vote will go to a second round. the run-off will be between abdullah abdullah and ashraf ghani, an ex-world bank official. >>> 15 die in an apparent murder in baghdad, days after bombings at a shia rally killed at least 37 people. >>> egypt discovered its first case of the middle east respiratory syndrome or mirs. a 27-year-old man arriving from saudi arabia tested positive for the deadly virus. mirs killed 92 people in saudi arabia, where the corona virus was detected in 2012. joining us now is dr bart hardwens working in the departmen
- it's africa's biggest economy. nigeria is missing out in billions in tax revenue. we tell you why. >> in sport he's back in the pool. what made michael phelps swim the wrong stroke during this race in arizona? >>> european diplomats agreed to hold emergency talks to discuss the crisis in ukraine. a drop of observers have been taken hostage by pro-russian gunmen. russia says it will take all steps to free them. experts in south sudan predict that some areas of the country could face famine by next year. the world's newest country is facing one of the world's newest chris sees - coupled with violence. >>> at least 180 people died in floods in north and western afghanistan. thousands have been displaced. many are in need of medicine and drinking water. >>> going back to the top story, and the crisis in ukraine, tensions in the east are threatening stability. a self-declared state between ukraine and moldova trying to formulate its soviet state. people are armed and ready to defend their land. >> reporter: the cossack regiments describe themselves as the army of christ. they played a
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